from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The meat of a calf.
- n. A calf raised to be slaughtered for food.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The flesh of a calf used for food.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The flesh of a calf when killed and used for food.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To raise (calves) for sale as veal.
- n. A calf.
- n. The flesh of the calf used for food.
- n. Same as deaconed veal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. meat from a calf
Middle English veel, from Old French, from Latin vitellus, diminutive of vitulus, calf; see wet-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Anglo-Norman veal, from Latin vitellus, diminutive of vitulus ("calf"). (Wiktionary)